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Finchen and Nils can't sleep. Nils thinks it feels like he has forgotten how to sleep, he decide to go inside the store and read a book. Someone moves around in the forest behind Finchen, it turns out to be Leonie the sleep fairy who have lost her wand, and that's the reason why Finchen and Nils can't sleep. Finchen suggest her to remember where she used the wand last, she are sure that she used it in the forest so they go and search for it together.
They notice a bird that are sleeping and Leonie says that she remember using the wand on it, so they begin the search there but with no luck. Leonie then remembers that she also used the wand at Rumpel's barrel.
They look into the barrel and wakes up Rumpel by accident. Leonie throws some stardust on Rumpel so that he will go back to sleep and have a good dream. Leonie then remember using the the wand at the cave.
They notice the wand that are wedge in the rocks above the opening to Samson's cave.
Leonie uses the wand and star dust on Finchen. Nils comes out again, he can still not sleep. Finchen wakes up and telle Nils about the sleep fairy Leonie. Nils don't belive her and then Leonie sneaks up behind Nils waving the wand and throws star dust on him. Then all of a sudden Nils feels very tired and goes to bed.
Ernie can't sleep, so Bert tells him to count sheep. Ernie tries to count sheep, but it's dull -- so he starts counting fire engines. The noise from the imaginary fire engine wakes Bert up. Bert says that Ernie's waking up the whole neighborhood, and tells him to count something quieter. Ernie counts balloons -- but the balloon gets bigger and bigger, finally bursting with a huge explosion that wakes Bert up again.